Women are less suceptible to liver disease and fibrosis progression si lower. In our NAFLD population females were older and with higher prevaelnce of meatbolic disorder compared to maels. But the majority of them had mild histological NAFLD. These data suggets that female hormones might delay teh appearance of nafld and its progression to fibrosis.
non alcoholic fatty liver disease ( NAFLD) :is femlae sex safer? / Carulli, Lucia; Lombardini, S; Lonardo, A; Leonardi, F; Bertolotti, Marco; Ricchi, M; Verrone, A; Bagni, A; Carulli, Nicola; Loria, Paola. - In: JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY. - ISSN 0168-8278. - STAMPA. - 40:(2004), pp. 168-168. (Intervento presentato al convegno 39thannual meeting of Europena association for teh study of the liver tenutosi a Berlin,Germany nel 14.04.2004).